On This Day

What Happened on December 23, 1690

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

English astronomer John Flamsteed observes Uranus without realizing it's undiscovered

1st Astronomer Royal John Flamsteed
1st Astronomer Royal
John Flamsteed

1690 Highlights

About December 23, 1690

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 330 years and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn